Anse Réunion

La Digue

Although its white sands and azure waters are stunning in some sections, Anse Réunion is backed by a string of development that often encroaches on the beach. And this, along with algae usually drifting along the shore, means it hardly compares to La Digue's other beaches. But it's an easy walk from town and a decent place to watch the sun set.

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Nearby La Digue attractions

1. Notre Dame de L'Assomption

0.43 MILES

With its striking yellow facade and white trim, this unmissable Catholic church is well worth a gander, particularly on Sunday mornings when it is…

2. Veuve Reserve

0.45 MILES

La Digue is one of the last refuges of the black paradise flycatcher, which locals call the veuve (widow). This small forest reserve, which has been set…

3. Anse Sévère

0.83 MILES

Easily accessible on the northern outskirts of La Passe, Anse Sévère is a great beach to spend a day on. Set alluringly behind stands of takamaka trees,…

4. L'Union Estate & Copra Factory

0.99 MILES

At one time, the main industry on La Digue was coconut farming, centred on L'Union Estate coconut plantation south of La Passe. These days L'Union Estate…

5. Anse Patates

1.04 MILES

Petite, picture perfect and ideal for a splash or snorkel, this boulder-framed beach sits tucked into the northern tip of the island.

6. Nid d'Aigle

1.29 MILES

Nid d'Aigle, the highest point on La Digue (333m), commands sensational views out over the island, as well as out to Mahé, Praslin, Curieuse, Félicité,…

7. Anse Source d'Argent

1.53 MILES

Famed for being one of the most photographed beaches on the planet, Anse Source d'Argent is a sight to behold. Its dazzling white sands are lapped by…

8. Grand Anse

1.94 MILES

On the southeast coast is La Digue's longest beach, Grand Anse. It's a stunning place to sun yourself, and while busier than nearby Petite Anse and Anse…